Asian Twitch IRL (in real life) streamer JoeyKaotyk encountered a racist passerby during a live stream in downtown Los Angeles on Monday.
What happened: JoeyKaotyk was doing his usual live stream when a man walked past him and started mocking his Asian heritage with a fake accent, according to Dexerto.
At the height of Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month (APIHM), Asian creatives were spotlighted at the forefront of Twitch, and for many of them, it was their first time celebrating it.
As the uber-popular platform rings in its 10th anniversary, we’re celebrating by learning more about your favorite streamers.
Roslinda Embran, more famously known online as Lynda Embran, or Miss Rose, is living proof that anyone can become a successful streamer if they just work hard at it.
The Malaysian housewife shared her story while speaking to Zayan My in December. She admitted that it did not go smoothly when she first started out streaming “Player Unknown’s Battle Ground (“PUBG”), as translated by World of Buzz.
In Real Life (IRL) Twitch streamer Ellie “elliegato” Li was recently manhandled by a drunk customer during one of her streams in a Roppongi bar in Tokyo, Japan.
Li was doing her usual stuff on August 14 where she go out and streams all that’s happening to her everyday life, but that night, things got a bit awkward when a visibly drunk Caucasian man suddenly grabbed her by her shoulders and started to talk incoherently through the camera while flipping off her viewers.